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Meet the Galleries: Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

Having opened its flagship space in Abijan, Ivory Coast, in 2012, Galerie Cécile Fakhoury has since opened two more galleries in Dakar, Senegal and Paris, France. Here, director, Cécile Fakhoury, shares with us what the journey to becoming a gallerist has been like, what excites her about the African contemporary art scene and what visitors…

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Meet the Galleries: Lia Rumma

With two galleries, one in Naples and one in Milan, over the last 40 years, Lia Rumma has become synonymous with the concept of collaboration between various stakeholders in the international contemporary art scene. These collaborative efforts between galleries, curators, critics and collectors have seen the gallery bring to life prestigious events and exhibitions in…

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Talks Programme: Speakers Announced

Art professionals and enthusiasts will gather for stimulating discussions at the upcoming Investec Cape Town Art Fair, from 15 to 17 February 2019. The Investec Cape Town Art Fair Talks Programme brings leading art advisors, curators, collectors, critics and artists into dialogue, giving all Fair ticket-holders access to their expertise.  For this edition of the…

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Meet the Galleries: Omenka Gallery

Located in the former home of Professor Ben Enwonwu, one of Nigeria’s most celebrated artists, Omenka Gallery also houses an extensive collection of the artist’s work. Keeping it in the family, the gallery was founded and run by Enwonwu’s son, Oliver, to fullfill his father’s legacy of promoting and appreciating contemporary African Art. Here he tells us…

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Meet the Galleries: Circle Art Gallery

Circle Art Agency was established in 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya to provide the first professional arts advisory service to individual and corporate collectors and art institutions in East Africa. As one of the founding members, Danda Jaroljmek saw the need for creating a strong and sustainable art market for East African artists by supporting and promoting the most innovative artists…

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Meet the Galleries: MAGNIN-A

For André Magnin, Founder of Parisian gallery MAGNIN-A, opening the gallery in 2009 in the heart of Paris, which is dedicated to art from Africa, was an aesthetic and political project. His love of art from the continent, and hence him dedicating his life’s work to promoting it, is because ‘there is great diversity in art…

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TOMORROWS/TODAY highlights a wide spectrum of artistic practices

Returning to the seventh edition of Investec Cape Town Art Fair, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 15 to 17 February 2019, TOMORROWS/TODAY is a cross-section of the most exciting, emerging and less known artists from Africa and around the world chosen by Investec Cape Town Art Fair curator…

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SOLO spotlights new media

In its seventh edition, Investec Cape Town Art Fair will elevate the fair’s engagement with some of the most exciting artists from around the world, through the second iteration of SOLO. The fair section offers insight into artistic practice through curated solo presentations. In 2019, SOLO’s focus is the relationship between the digital and physical…

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Investec Cape Town Art Fair Announces 2019 Participating Galleries

Investec Cape Town Art Fair (ICTAF) is pleased to announce the participating galleries in its seventh edition, taking place from the 15th to the 17th February 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. ICTAF is set once again to offer a unique cross-section of the art market, representing the forefront of contemporary art globally.…

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An art fair for the future and for the city

Investec Cape Town Art Fair, taking place from 15th to 17th February 2019, has continued to develop exponentially as it approaches its seventh edition. Fair Director Laura Vincenti points to the broader offer, which “is attracting more international galleries, and more galleries from the African continent. The fair creates a world-class setting that places internationally-renowned names…

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